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No: 120-04
February 23, 2004

CONTRACTS

NAVY

Bell Boeing Joint Program Office, Patuxent River, Md., is being awarded a $849,300,000 (estimated value) advanced acquisition contract for long lead materials needed to manufacture eight Lot 9 MV-22 and three CV-22 low rate initial production tilt rotor aircraft. Work will be performed in Ridley Park, Pa. (50 percent); Fort Worth, Texas (35 percent); and Amarillo, Texas (15 percent), and is expected to be completed in October 2007. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-04-C-0012).

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $9,153,118 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00019-02-C-3002) to revise the weapons capabilities in the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) systems development and demonstration baseline. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (81 percent), and El Segundo, Calif. (19 percent), and is expected to be completed in April 2012. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

ARMY

Lockheed Martin Corp., Grand Prairie, Texas, was awarded on Feb. 20, 2004, a $43,500,000 modification to a firm-fixed-price contract for 60 Block IA Army Tactical Missile System variant (unitary) XM57 guided missile and launching assembly. Work will be performed in Dallas, Texas, and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2005. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole-source contract initiated on July 11, 2003. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (DAAH01-03-C-0203).

Alliant Lake City Small Caliber, Independence, Mo., was awarded on Feb. 20, 2004, a delivery order amount of $24,622,117 as part of a $106,753,058 firm-fixed-price contract for small caliber ammunition (types 5.56 and 7.62mm). Work will be performed in Independence, Mo., and is expected to be completed by Dec. 30, 2005. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were two bids solicited on July 30, 1999, and two bids were received. The U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command, Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting activity (DAAA09-99-D-0016).

United Defense LP, York, Pa., was awarded on Feb. 20, 2004, a $13,200,668 modification to a firm-fixed-price contract for 38 M88A2 engines with container for the Heavy Equipment Recovery Combat Utility Lift and Evacuation System. Work will be performed in Muskegon, Mich. (75 percent), and York, Pa. (25 percent), and is expected to be completed by Jan. 31, 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole-source contract initiated on Dec. 18, 2002. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (DAAE07-01-C-N030).

Dutra Construction Inc., San Rafael, Calif., was awarded on Feb. 20, 2004, a $6,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for marine construction and placement of rock fill, sheet pile, riprap, bedding material, concrete and navigational buoys. Work will be performed in Contra Costa, Calif. (90 percent), and Alameda, Calif. (10 percent), and is expected to be completed by Jan. 19, 2005. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 100 bids solicited on Dec. 1, 2003, and three bids were received. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento, Calif., is the contracting activity (W912P7-04-C-0004).

AIR FORCE


University of Dayton Research Institute, Dayton, Ohio, is being awarded a $10,795,000 cost-reimbursement contract. This program develops a comprehensive understanding of the mechanics and physics of damage accumulation and failure of aerospace materials under anticipated usage conditions in order to: (1) develop life prediction methodologies necessary to ensure in-service reliability and maintainability; (2) provide the technology required to characterize material behavior for purposes of component design and field usage; and (3) accelerate the development of a new materials to achieve an optimum balance of properties for their intended use. At this time, $252,855 of the funds has been obligated. Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. This work will complete by July 2009. Solicitation began December 2003, and negotiations were completed February 2004. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-04-C-5200).

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